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So funny. Plus it features super-babe Andy Samberg, who is looking quite dapper in his little vest. If I were Mahmoud, I would totally hit that.
Oh Doug Giles, you are too funny: Can you imagine if a group of Christians got together and made a photograph advertising their upcoming rally, and in that photo they deliberately went out of their way to tick off homosexuals? … Continue reading
via Angry Brown Butch: NEW YORK – On the night of Wednesday, September 26, officers from the 9th Precinct of the New York Police Department attacked without provocation members of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project and of its community. Two … Continue reading
San Diego’s Republican mayor, Jerry Sanders, was expected to veto legislation in support of gay marriage this week. Yesterday he had a change of heart (WARNING: GRAB A HANKY): Definitely the feel-good story of the weekend, and illustrative of why … Continue reading
Two must-read posts: Vox ex Machina and XicanoPwr. Vox details a handful of recent hate crimes, and points out that these are not individual acts; they are part of a larger and long-standing trend of violence against people who differ … Continue reading
From Laura MacDonald: And for our part, let’s stop being so surprised when we discover that our public figures have their own complex sex lives, and start being more suspicious when they self-righteously denounce the sex lives of others.
Right. Here’s a left turn; some of it’s remixed, and some of it’s not. I’m queer as hell. I think we’ve established this. The other thing I am, though–and it’s a big part of my identity, much as I’ve kicked … Continue reading
In which we discuss all those swirly questions about who I fuck(ed), why it matters, and whether or not we should even be discussing it at all. (For background on my sitch, and an ongoing discussion of the role of … Continue reading
The BBC has seen fit to give voice to Julie Bindel, “a radical feminist and journalist, who [is] trying to persuade medics and trans people that sex change surgery is unnecessary mutilation.” I’m not at all clear from the article … Continue reading
There are supposed to be two sides to this marriage debate. Either you’re a member of the Religious Right and are opposed or you’re a good liberal and are in favor. Right? Not so much. I’ve seen a huge range … Continue reading
Yesterday morning I listened to a segment on the Brian Lehrer show about street harassment (cat-calling) in NYC. Lehrer interviewed three women: Latosha Belton and Ashley Lewis, two Brooklyn teenagers who worked with Girls for Gender Equity to create “Sisters … Continue reading